Abby Bools
Abby Bools

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hickory, N.C.

High School:
Hickory

Experience:
3L


04/30/2014

Golf Trio Earns All-Conference USA Honors

Skaug and Spang Named First-Team, Wolte Takes Home Second-Team Honors

As a Junior: One of five golfers to participate in all 11 tournaments ... Posted a team-best 75.25 stroke average in 32 rounds of play ... Recorded five top-5's, six top-10's finishes and nine top-20 placements ... Named first-team All C-USA for second consecutive year ... Two-time C-USA Golfer-of-the-Week selection (Oct. 22/Oct. 29) ... Named to the 2009 C-USA All-Academic Team ... Received 2009 C-USA Sportsmanship Award ... Has a career stroke average of 75.91 which ranks fourth all-time at ECU ... Eight-of-32 rounds were par or better (.250) ... Carded a season-low 218 at the Bryan National Collegiate finishing in a tie for second ... Top finish came at the UNCG-Starmount and Landfall Tradition where she carded a pair of 54-hole scores of 220 to claim second place ... Also had top-five finishes at Lady Pirate Intercollegiate (t-3rd) and Chip-N Club Invitational (4th) ... Claimed a share of 19th place at the NCAA East Regionals with a score of 219 ... Posted an opening round 68 in the NCAA Regionals to claim a share of first place with fellow Pirate Ana Maria Puche ... Recorded 17 rounds of 75 or better ... Finished the season ranked 102nd nationally by Golfweek after posting a 659-120-23 overall record ... Ranked 109th nationally by Golfstat ... Named to 2008-09 NGCA Division I All-Scholar Team ... Finished summer tied for 13th on the Golfweek/Titleist Women's Amateur Rankings ... As a Sophomore: Played in all 11 events for the Pirates ... Named Conference USA Player-of-the-Year marking the first time in school history a Pirate has taken home this honor ... Finished the season with a 74.77 stroke average sharing third place on ECU's single-season scoring list with teammate Emelie Lind ... Recorded five top-5's, seven top-10's finishes and eight top-20 placements ... Named first-team All C-USA ... Two-time C-USA Golfer-of-the-Week selection (Sept. 26/ Feb. 20) ... Named to the 2008 C-USA All-Academic Golf Team ... 2008 C-USA All-Tournament Team selection ... Became the third Lady Pirate golfer to win two individual titles in the same year with her wins at the Myrtle Beach Classic and Qdoba Invitational, sharing that honor with Jessica Krasny (2002-03) and Adrienne Millican (2004-05) ... Eight-of-30 rounds were par or better (.267) ... Finished the season ranked 91st nationally by Golfweek after posting a 720-160-28 overall record ... Tied for 75th nationally by Golfstat ... Ranked among the national leaders in greens in regulation (fourth/.755) and par-3 scoring (sixth/3.07) ... Named to 2007-08 NGCA Division I All-Scholar Team ... Took home a share of the C-USA individual scoring title with teammate Emelie Lind (74.77) ... As a Freshman: One of four golfers and two freshmen to participate in all 10 events ... Posted three top-10 finishes and five top-20 placements ... Best finish came at the Pirate Fall Invitational (t-6th) after carding a four-over par 220 (72-77-71) ... Also recorded a pair of seventh place finishes in the America's Choice Mortgage (78-75=153) and C-USA Championships (77-79-70=226) ... Finished tied for 12th at the Pinehurst Invitational (80- 74=154) and tied for 20th at the UNCW Lady Seahawk Invitational (70-78-83=231) ... Recorded four rounds of par or better with a then career-low of 70 coming at the UNCW Lady Seahawk and C-USA Championships ... Finished the season with a 77.96 stroke average and a 234.7 tournament average ... Named C-USA Co-Golfer-of-the-Week on Oct. 25, 2006 after recording her first career top-10 finish (Pirate Fall Invitational) ... Earned third-team All C-USA honors ... Her two rounds of 70 ranked as the 15th lowest rounds in school history ... Finished the season ranked 321st nationally by Golfweek after posting a 481-266 19 record ... Named to 2006-07 NGCA Division I All-Scholar Team ... High School: Lettered four years in golf under the direction of Ben Hole ... Led the Red Tornadoes to the state playoffs as a freshman... As a sophomore was part of the regional championship team ... Helped Hickory to a second place finish in the regional finals as a junior and senior ... Represented North and South Carolina in the Carolina's versus Virginia's Junior Team Matches during in the summer of 2005 ... Finished second at the 2005 NC Junior Championships ... Claimed fourth in the prestigious Charles Tilghman Junior Invitational in December of 2004 ... Ranked second in the state of North Carolina (CGA rankings) after a successful 2005 summer ... Personal: Majoring in history with a minor in communications ... Daughter of John and Connie Bools ... Member of the National Honors Society, National Latin Honors Society and the Beta Club ... Recipient of the DAR History Award ... Qualified for three consecutive U.S. Women's Amateur Championships (2007-09) ... Carded a person-best round of 66 to claim medalist honors in the U.S. Women's Amateur Sectional qualifier (summer 2009) ... Recorded second-place finishes during the summer at the Carolinas Women's Amateur, Women's Western Amateur and the North-South Women's Amateur in 2009 ... Finished 76th at the 109th U.S. Women's Amateur Championships carding a 36-hole score of 153 (11-over par) ... Narrowly missed the cut (one stroke) at the 108th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in the summer of 2008 after a 36-hole score of 153 (73-80) finishing tied for 69th ... Qualified for the 107th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship in the summer of 2007 where she finished tied for 113th after carding a 158 (76-82) ... Captured the 82nd Women's Amateur Championship of the Women's Carolinas Golf Association in May of 2008 ... Six-time ECU Director of Athletics and three-time C-USA Commissioner Honor Roll recipient ... Three-time National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA) Scholar All-American.